How to fix Clark forklift brakes: Clark forklift brake systems are fairly straight forward to work on. Some have wet brakes, others utilize traditional brake shoe brake set ups.
Brakes are vital to an equipment’s efficiency and usability. It’s important to replace brakes when they are worn down to maintain the safety of the operator and the wellbeing of the equipment. Luckily, replacing forklift brakes is not an overwhelming task and can be performed with just a little mechanical skill.
This tutorial will outline how to fix Clark forklift brakes with brake shoes.
To start, remove hardware
Next, remove studs
Next, cap the brake line
Next, remove wheel cylinder
Next, spray down and clean assembly with brake parts cleaner
Next, re-install wheel cylinder
Next, use Loctite on studs
Most hardware can be re-used.
Then, Re-install brake hardware
Install new brake shoes
Press-in new seals
Re-install new wheel bearing
Re-install brake drum
Finally, Re-install cushion tire and wheel
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